Michele Randolph's inspiring journey
After years of hardships and perseverence, Michele Randolph recently graduated from UNC Charlotte with degrees in History and Africana Studies. It was her second trip across the UNC Charlotte commencement stage. This time—thanks to the cochlear implants that she received in 2018—she could hear the applause as she accepted her diploma.
- Chancellor Gaber sent a message to Niner Nation regarding additional face-covering guidance.
- Don't forget to fill out the COVID-19 vaccine reporting form after receiving your vaccine. You will be exempt from the daily health check and mitigation testing once the form is approved.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- On Thursday, May 27, NCFlex will host a webinar on its vision plan through EyeMed. Learn about what the plan covers, online tools and special discounts.
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YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- Save a life by donating blood at the UNC Charlotte Red Cross Summer Blood Drive on Thursday, June 17, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Make a reservation today! All donors will receive a $5 Amazon gift card.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
- Knight wins C-USA Player and Newcomer of the Year, Woodard is Coach of the Year: Charlotte baseball’s Austin Knight won Conference USA’s Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year honors while Head Coach Robert Woodard took home the Keith LeClair Head Coach of the Year as 16th-ranked Charlotte baseball won 11 All-Conference awards.
In "Addressing the ordeal of homelessness," CBS Sunday Morning featured and linked to recent research by the Urban Institute and Lori Thomas, associate professor of social work, about the Housing First Charlotte-Mecklenburg effort.
The Washington Post published a review of history professor Karen Cox's latest book.
- 5/27: This pilates, non-impact workout will develop strength, flexibility, core conditioning/stability, balance and inner awareness. Come strengthen the “powerhouse” that is your body. Registration is no longer required.
- 5/27: Learn to become your own plant diagnostician! Insects can cause tremendous damage to plants and quickly take over — or they can be our helpers and clean the pests away. Director of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Jeff Gillman will teach you the insects that are culprits and what to do about them.
- 5/27: Visit the Popp Martin Student Union Art Gallery to view “Charlotte Strong: Tragedy and Response.” This showcase focuses on the strength of Niner Nation surrounding the events of April 30, 2019. This exhibit can be viewed daily through May 28, from noon to 6 p.m.
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